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Deutscher Sprachklub meeting moved NEW ULM — The Deutscher Sprachklub will meet this month at a different time and place. Instead of the 3rd Sunday it will meet on the 4th Sunday due to Easter. It will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 28 at Ridgeway on 23rd, 720 23rd St. N. From Minnesota ...

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MLC Children’s Theatre presents: ‘The Cat in the Hat’ NEW ULM — MLC Children’s Theatre presents Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Cat In The Hat’ at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the MLC Auditorium. What usually happens in your home when your mom is out and the kids are left behind? Does ...

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Oakwood Spaghetti Supper postponed NEW ULM — Oakwood United Methodist Church is postponing its Spaghetti Supper, originally scheduled for Thursday, April 11, to Thursday, May 16 because of the weather. It will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the church, 1630 Oakwood Ave., New Ulm. A ...

Nuvera Gift Campaign

Nuvera recently completed their “Working Together Great Things Can Happen” campaign, raising over $16,000 for local nonprofit organizations in the communities it serves. Pictured at right, Tricia Gieseke (Nuvera) presents one of the donations to Lori Pickell-Stangel (United Way of Brown ...

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Free dental care for kids MANKATO — Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Department, within the College of Allied Health & Nursing, to provide free dental care to area children on Thursday, April 18, for children ages 5-17 Services provided include cleanings, ...

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‘The Accidental Hero’ in Fairfax FAIRFAX — The Friends of Fairfax Public Library are hosting a performance of “The Accidental Hero” by Patrick Dewane on Saturday, April 6, at 6 p.m., at Fairfax Community Center. “The Accidental Hero” is a multi-media one-man show about a WWII ...

Veterans at the Capitol

Nineteen area Veterans met with Sen. Gary Dahms, and Rep. Paul Torkelson during the annual Veterans Day on the Hill Rally held on March 20. The rally is to show grassroots support for bills that benefit Minnesota’s 370,000 military Veterans. Kneeling L-R: Leo Heiderscheidt, Brian Gramentz, ...

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George Glotzbach to speak at BCHS Lunch NEW ULM — The public is invited to the first Lunch and a Bite of History of 2019 with “Lunch and a Bite of History with Humor” on Thursday, April 4 at noon. George Glotzbach will present “Growing Up German-American Catholic in New Ulm” in the ...

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Free Community Breakfast NEW ULM — A Free Community Breakfast will be served Saturday, March 30 at First United Methodist Church on the corner of Center and Broadway in New Ulm. Come from 8 to 10 a.m. for pancakes, eggs, sausage, and coffee. Bring family, friends, and the grandkids. All are ...

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Irish ‘Gathering of the Clans’ on Sunday NEW ULM — The Irish Cultural Society of New Ulm will host its annual Gathering of the Clans Banquet on Sunday, March 17 at Don’s Pub (aka Veigel’s Kaiserhoff), 221 North Minnesota. The event will be held in the Wilhelmina Room and begin ...

A Night of Ballroom Dancing

NEW ULM — On Friday, March 15, 2019, the State Street Theater will host a Night of Ballroom Dancing to mark its 80th anniversary. For some, the festivities will start at 6:30 p.m., featuring dance floor/stage seating and a social hour with Gutes Essen appetizers and desserts. Dancing to the ...

Lions Present Helen Keller Sight Awards

Submitted photo The New Ulm Lions Club presented Helen Keller Sight Awards to Dr. Rebecca Huisken and Lion Brad Kirk at their Feb. 14 meeting. Huisken is an optometrist at Drs. Akre and Clark in New Ulm. Her skills in recognizing conditions and diseases of the eye made her a very easy choice ...

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Bedtime Stories at the Library NEW ULM — ECFE and the New Ulm Public Library will host story time for parents and their preschoolers. Each session will include stories, simple activities, and a free book for each child to take home courtesy of an anonymous donor in our community. Parents ...

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Hot Topics: Community Visioning Groups NEW ULM — In 2016, over 100 New Ulm residents met for a day of prioritizing projects, issues, concerns and opportunities for the future of the community. Fast forward to 2019: four of the groups that were started that day have continued to meet, make ...

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Lions Club of New Ulm to host Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch NEW ULM — The Lions Club of New Ulm will host a Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch at New Ulm’s Turner Hall, 102 South State St. on Sunday March 3. Serving will be from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu will include "all you can eat" ...

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Wingnut RC Flyers meet Saturday NEW ULM — The Wingnut RC Flyers will be flying radio controlled planes, helicopters and drones indoors at Vogel Fieldhouse on Saturday Feb. 23 and March 2, 9 and 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to watch. If you have ever been interested in radio ...

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School Board Recognition Week set for February 18-22 NEW ULM — The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 18-22 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. ...

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Tech Presentation for Older Adults NEW ULM — Community And Seniors Together (C.A.S.T.) invites everyone to a free presentation on iPad and Tablet Computer Applications with Chad Aukes, owner of Tech Unlimited. It will be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m., at the Community Center, ...

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Library to show children’s movie NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released children’s movie on Monday, FEB. 18 at 3 p.m. This movie is rated PG and runs 99 minutes. Free popcorn will be served. Movie screenings at the library are free and open to the public and are ...

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St. Peter Choral Society concerts slated ST. PETER — The Saint Peter Choral Society’s concert of songs of Leonard Bernstein and Rodgers & Hammerstein is coming up on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the St. Peter High School Auditorium, and on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. in Springfield ...